Events and Attractions

Events and Attractions

Some of Elkford's many community events that showcase its unique lifestyle include:

Winter in the Wild 2016 - February 12 and 13, 2016
It might be cold, it might be snowing, but here in Elkford we know how to have a howling good time despite the weather. So put on your parka, grab your hat and mitts and join us for a fun-filled family weekend! Torchlight parade, fireworks, pancake breakfast, craft fair, snow ball games, turkey toss and more.

Elkford Curling Club Wildkat Combo- February 5 - 7, 2016
An annual men's and ladies' bonspiel hosted by the Elkford Curling Club. The weekend offers a Friday Night Social and Saturday Night Dinner and Dance.
More information: 250.865.2457.

Figure Skating Club Ice Carnival 2016 - February 26 and 27, 2016
The Elkford Figure Skating Club presents their annual show featuring skaters from 3 – 15 years of age. This year’s theme is Celebrations Around the World. Two shows at 1pm and 7pm. Admission $20/family, $8/adult; $6/student ages 6-18; $4/child; under 3 years old free.

Volunteer Appreciation Event - April 16, 2016
Elkford Community Conference Centre - Barbecue, entertainment and activities.
All community volunteers and their families are invited to attend!

6th Annual Tee off for Tots Charity Golf Tournament 2016 - June 10, 2016
Organized and hosted by the Elkford Early Years Committee; all proceeds to the Elkford Early Years Committee.
Mountain Meadows Golf Course, Elkford, BC
To enter a team or sponsor this event contact 250.865.2222 or

Wildcat Days 2016 - July 1 and 2, 2016
Elkford's biggest annual event! A family festival of games and activities that celebrates one of the first pioneers in the Elkford area, “Wildcat Charlie” Weigert. The celebration boasts a parade, fireworks, a craft and trade fair, volleyball tournament and live entertainment. Look for an official events schedule in June!

2016 Offical Wildcat Days and Canada Day Celebration Brochure
Wildcat Days 2014 Video - Provided by Snapd East Kootenay

Canada Day Celebration - July 1, 2016
Celebrate Canada's birthday in Elkford! Join us for a free family BBQ, entertainment, and a free public swim.

Elkford Slo-Pitch Association Wildcat Days Slo-Pitch Tournament - June 30 - July 3, 2016

Elkford Adult and Youth Triathlon 2016 - June 5, 2016

For information and registration, visit

Mountain Meadows Golf Club He/She Golf Tournament - Date TBA (July)
Organized and hosted by Mountain Meadows Golf Club.
For information, visit

Mountain Meadows Golf Club Ladies', Mens', and Seniors' Golf Tournaments - Dates TBA (August)
Organized and hosted by Mountain Meadows Golf Club.
For information, visit

Community Registration Night - September 13, 2016 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Note: Registration for District of Elkford programs opens @ 10:00 am on September 13, 2016.

Want to get involved? Try something new? Join us to learn more about what Elkford has to offer. You'll see local youth and adult organizations, receive information about clubs and associations, and can also register for District of Elkford programs.

Wapiti Ski Club Fun Run 2016 - September 10, 2016
Organized and hosted by Wapiti Ski Club. Registration accepted up to race day.
Contact Darrin or Jennifer Cook at 250.865.4686 or email:
All levels welcome! All proceeds to Elkford's local, volunteer-run ski hill.

East Kootenay Community Credit Union Charity Walk-a-Thon - Date TBA (September)
Organized and hosted by East Kootenay Community Credit Union in support of the Elkford Women's Task Force
All proceeds to Elkford's local charities.

Wapiti Ski Club Annual T Party - November 2016 - Date TBA
Come for a bit of work, lots of fresh air and family fun! Join us to have fun getting ready for the ski season - put the tees on the lift, scrub down the lodge. Then spend the rest of the afternoon socializing, eating hotdogs, and enjoying the ski hill before the snow comes!

Elkford Chamber of Commerce Moonlight Madness Craft Fair - November 17, 2016
Hosted and organzied by the Elkford Chamber of Commerce. You are invited to this much anticipated event to to your Christmas shopping and support local artisans.